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During National Principals Month, we asked students to create short videos telling us why they love their principal and what he or she means to them, their school and their community. We received over 70 incredible submissions. Check out the winning videos below, and be sure to view all the amazing entries on our Principals Month Youtube playlist.

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Sugar Cube Ice Castles

Sugar cube ice castles are a great winter activity! Students always want to build ice castles outside, and there is never enough snow - or else it is way too cold. We solve that problem by having a sugar cube ice castle contest. The contest is advertised for a week before a long weekend during the winter. Sometimes it has been part of our Snow Week events; other times it has just been a wintertime contest. Teams sign up to participate and can consist of 1 to 6 people. Teams pay a… Read More »

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Buena Vista Student Council Toys for Tots

Buena Vista High School Student Council's Toys for Tots program is a student run program that has been in existence for over 20 years. (It is not affiliated with the USMC program.) Each year, our student council plays the role of Santa Claus for over 200 children.  This program would not be made possible without the support of our community, as it is entirely funded from donations. Beginning in November, members of our student council, The BVHS Crüe, are asked to raise a set amount of… Read More »

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Feed the Troops

On December 15, fourteen members of Student Council volunteered to assist with honoring our local military organization, the 702nd Army Engineer Company, by serving them a holiday dinner. Before the actual dinner, members entertained military children with different arts and crafts.  The children ages range from three to sixteen. Members helped the younger kids color pictures which would be sent to those men and women deployed overseas.  Kids with help from student… Read More »

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Huntsville High School
Huntsville, TX

Activities for Animals. The chapter at Huntsville High School in Huntsville, TX, partnered with a local deli to raise money for their local Humane Society. Each sale of a sandwich generated a donation to the chapter’s project. Teachers at the school could order sandwiches in support of the chapter. Members would pick up and deliver the food to the supportive faculty members. The chapter’s project generated $210 in contributions for the local animal shelter.

Arlington High School
Arlington, NE

Halloween and Hunger. Arlington High School in Arlington, NE, used Halloween this year to sponsor “Trick or Treat so Others Can Eat.” The chapter collected more than 630 cans to contribute to the local food pantry.

Hastings High School
Hastings, ME

Helping the Hungry in Hastings. The 71 NHS chapter members at Hastings High School in Hastings, ME, collected 5,268 pounds of nonperishable food along with cash contributions to support the local family services office representing nearly a 45% improvement over last year’s collections.

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NHS Scholarship Applications Due (Student Portion)
None, January 26 - January 26

Does your chapter have one or more members who exhibit the qualities sought for selection? The NHS Scholarship program is designed to identify well-rounded students who exhibit the four pillars of NHS membership: service, leader, character, and scholarship. Visit www.nhs.us/scholarships for more information.

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LEAD Conference: Washington, DC
Washington, DC, January 30 - February 1

LEAD conferences are designed for high school and middle level students and advisers and feature a full schedule of general sessions and workshops. CEUs are available for all participating advisers. Visit www.leadconferences.org for more information.

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Outstanding Service Projects Applications Due
None, January 30 - January 30

Have your chapter's awesome service project recognized at the national level! Visit www.nhs.us/osp to apply.

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